Wednesday October 18, 2017

Public Transit In Canada's Capital

Perspective view of the O-Train on the rails

O-Train Trillium Line replaced by Route 107 on mornings of Sunday, Oct. 15 and Oct. 22

The O-Train Trillium Line will be temporarily replaced by bus Route 107 from 7:30 am to 1 pm on Sunday, Oct. 15 and on Sunday, Oct. 22 — to allow for site inspections in preparation for future service expansion. In addition to Route 107, other bus routes may work better for you. Use the Travel Planner to find out your options. O-Train Trillium Line replaced by Route 107 on mornings of Sunday, Oct. 15 and Oct. 22: Read More »

Ready for Rail Campaign Survey

Over the last few months, the Ready for Rail campaign has been informing and educating customers about the features of the future O-Train Confederation Line system, opening in 2018. Are you Ready for Rail? We want to hear from you! Please complete the short Ready for Rail survey to let us know what you have seen and learned while on your daily commute around Ottawa. Take the survey »

STO routes currently not available in OC Transpo Travel Planner

The OC Transpo Travel Planner is unable to provide trip options with connections to Société de transport de l’Outaouais (STO) routes at this time due to a technical issue. We are working with STO to fix this problem as quickly as possible. Until then, please use the STO Plani-Bus at to plan the portion of your trip within the STO network. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

ParaPay is now available

ParaPay is a convenient, electronic and cardless way to pre-pay your fare on Para Transpo securely online or by phone. Load money or a monthly pass, then book your trips and ride. Your fare is automatically paid when you book, and if you cancel, your account will be reimbursed. ParaPay is for use on Para Transpo only. Get Started »

Transit screen installation

Starting this week and throughout October, we will be installing transit screens at a number of stations. These screens will provide real-time bus and train departure times and live service updates (such as detours, delays and elevator outages). Some areas in the stations, including shelters, may be temporarily unavailable during the installation. Transit screen installation: Read More »

Bayview Station Transitway Stop 2A is moving September 16

On Saturday, Sep. 16, Bayview Station Transitway Stop 2A (eastbound towards downtown) is being moved approximately 300m west to the corner of Albert and Bayview. The stop is being moved to accommodate the construction of a transit-oriented development south of Albert Street across from the future Bayview O-Train Station. If you are transferring between Stop 2A and the O-Train Trillium Line, you'll follow a new pedestrian route that takes about 5 minutes. Bayview Station Transitway Stop 2A is moving September 16: Read More »

Paper bus tickets will soon be replaced

Tickets in their current format will only be on sale until Nov. 30, 2017. Use the Presto e-Purse or cash instead. It’ll cost you the same or less. On Para Transpo, use cash or money loaded on ParaPay. You’ll be able to use old tickets on the bus (but not on the O-Train Trillium Line) until April 30, 2018. Make the switch to Presto today! »

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